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In celebration of Earth Day the Democracy Collaborative and interviewed Brenda Palms Barber to learn more about Sweet Beginnings, the North Lawndale Employment Network, and our sustainable social enterprise and beekeeping practices. The interview is now available in written form here for your reading pleasure.
The Democracy Collaborative focuses on the role community economic stability plays as an essential foundation of civic practice and democratic life. is a project of the Democracy Collaborative and is the most comprehensive source of information about the community wealth building movement nationwide.Visit the Democracy Collaborative and online here.

Brenda Palms-Barber is also featured in’s “40 People Who are Redefining Green”. Check out this story and the other 39 green individuals online here. is the online version of Grist Magazine, which delivers environmental news and commentary and helps readers make sense of today’s “green” headlines. Visit Grist Magazine online here.